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Monthly Archives: February 2017

10 fake DB men arrested in Dhaka

Crime Desk Police last night arrested ten fake members of Detective Branch (DB) of police from Sabujbagh area of Dhaka. A team of DB conducted the drive and also recovered four vehicles, pistols, pipe guns, DB jackets, wireless sets, handcuffs and knives from their possession, said Muhammad Yousuf Ali, additional deputy commissioner (media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. Details of the ... Read More »

Rockets hit Baghdad’s Green Zone after protests turn violent

AP, Baghdad Two rockets landed in Baghdad‘s highly fortified Green Zone on Saturday night following clashes at anti-government protests that left five dead, according to Iraqi security and hospital officials. The rocket attack left no casualties as the munitions landed on the parade grounds in the center of the highly fortified Baghdad compound that is home to Iraq’s government and ... Read More »

11 killed in Narsingdi road mishap

Narsingdi Correspondent At least 11 people were killed and three injured after a bus collided with a microbus in Belabo upazila of Narsingdi today. The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately, reports our Narsingdi correspondent. The bus collided with the microbus in Darigaon area around 8:45am, leaving 11 passengers of the microbus dead on the spot, said ... Read More »

Islamic microfinance to deepen financial inclusion Islamic microfinance can be used to bring marginal people under the banking umbrella as its interest-free concept would appeal to the segment, a banker said yesterday. “It would play into their sentiment,” said Rumee A Hossain, chairman of the executive committee of Bank Asia, which is gearing to roll out full-fledged Islamic finance activities. Hossain’s comments came at a ... Read More »

164 businesses get CIP status The commerce ministry has recognised 164 people as commercially important persons (CIPs) for the year 2013 for their contribution to export and economic growth of the country. Of them, 125 business people have been selected under product category and 39 under trade category. The ministry has already published a gazette mentioning their names, addresses and categories. The commerce ministry ... Read More »

Hindu faction damages idol in Jessore

Jessore  Correspondent An idol was damaged allegedly by a faction of temple committee at Haritala Temple under Chaugachha upazila in Jessore early Friday. Police and upazila suspect that the incident was taken place following feud over taking control of the temple. The police arrested former president of the temple committee Jharu Halder and Meghnadh Halder in connection with the incident. ... Read More »

Spreeha Bangladesh screens world premiere of ‘Threads’

Entertainment Desk Spreeha Bangladesh screened the world premiere (Bangla version) of award-winning documentary, ‘Threads: The Art and Life of Surayia Rahman’ by Kantha Productions LLC at Chhayanaut from 6.30 to 7.45 pm as part of a series of screenings to take place at various venues in Dhaka city from the 9th to 14th February. The event was hosted by Tazin ... Read More »

‘Mezban’ held at Anowra Chairman  of S. Alam Group Mohammed Saiful Alam Masud, NRB Global Bank Chairman Nizam Chowdhury and State Minister for Land Saifuzzaman Chowdhury Javed attended  a ‘Mezban’ at Anowra Upazila in Chittagong recently. Read More »

Padma bridge corruption conspiracy: Acquittal sparks call for apology by WB Three former senior executives of SNC-Lavalin Group in Canada were acquitted in the Padma bridge corruption conspiracy case, a development that prompted calls for apology from those who were vocal against the alleged graft attempt. On Friday, Justice Ian Nordheimer of the Ontario Superior Court in Canada ruled that he had serious concerns about three applications the Royal Canadian ... Read More »

MIT , ICT Division will likely to co-work on frontier tech: Palak “MIT is one the best researcher institutes for the digital revolution in the globe and advanced research taking place in MIT Connection Science. The advance cutting edge research happening in MIT Connection Science in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Big Data, IoT and other frontier technologies. Our government is committed to realize Digital Bangladesh and become a ... Read More »